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10 Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship

We all desire to have a relationship that is filled with happiness, joy, and -- most importantly -- love.<p>Unfortunately, for many of us, we've been exposed to so many unhealthy relationships in our lives that we don't know what a truly healthy relationship even looks and feels like. So here are 10 …

This is How You Train an Otter with Asthma to Use an Inhaler

Step 1: Bribe her with food.<p>As anyone with asthma knows, physical activities can be kind of a bummer—so jut imagine if you had to spend your whole life swimming.<p>Mishka, a one-year-old otter at the Seattle Aquarium, knows this pain all too well.<p>RELATED: 6 Tips for Runners with Asthma<p>Mishka was …

Immune System

The Surprising Key To Feeling Sexy

Albert Einstein may have suffered from cognitive decline but no one was smart enough to know. Memories don't start declining until very late in life. If you're doing it right, there is more in stored in memory as life rolls on. And filing can be a problem. Think about it: now compared to 10 years …

Watch These Cats Become Completely Hypnotized By Some Bubbles

It’s been a long week — one full of political malarky and the possibility of a dislike button on Facebook — and now that it’s nearing the glorious end, it’s time to let loose, kick off your shoes and…watch some cat videos. Okay, bear with me: It has been quite a while since the term “Brimley Cat” …

Pets

Nasa may have found the most Earth-like planet to date

<i>UPDATE: Nasa has now announced its findings. Read all about it here.</i><p>Nasa may have just found the closest thing to an Earth-like planet in the …

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IT HAPPENED TO ME: Alternative Medicine (And Poor Critical Thinking Skills) Almost Killed Me

I’ve loved science since my first chemistry class in high school, but by my 20s I had lost my way.<p>I often say that, in an alternate universe where I was never sick and had better critical thinking skills as a young adult, I might have a PhD by now. But here, in this universe, I do not, thanks to my …

From Mountains to Moons: Multiple Discoveries from NASA’s New Horizons Pluto Mission

Icy mountains on Pluto and a new, crisp view of its largest moon, Charon, are among the several discoveries announced Wednesday by NASA’s New …

Neuroscientists decipher brain’s noisy code

By analyzing the signals of individual neurons in animals undergoing behavioral tests, neuroscientists at Rice University, Baylor College of …

Stem cells might heal damaged lungs

Collectively, such diseases of the airways as emphysema, bronchitis, asthma and cystic fibrosis are the second leading cause of death worldwide. More …

Scientists find molecular switch that creates long-term immunity

Melbourne researchers have identified a protein responsible for preserving the antibody-producing cells that lead to long-term immunity after …

New Image of Pluto: ‘Houston, We Have Geology’

It began as a point of light. Then, it evolved into a fuzzy orb. Now – in its latest portrait from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft – Pluto is being …

Neuroscience and technology come together to support people with disabilities

Scientists at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), the research company Starlab and the group BR::AC (Barcelona Research Art & Creation) of the …

New technique for precise light-activated chemotherapy drugs

A new technique that uses light to activate chemotherapy drugs in specific cells shows promise as a way to improve the effectiveness of cancer …

‘Spectacular discovery’ of how memories are formed and learning takes place

Brain scientists in the UK and US have collaborated to make ‘a spectacular discovery’ – for the first time in human studies – of how memories are …

Humans’ built-in GPS is our 3-D sense of smell

Like homing pigeons, humans have a nose for navigation because our brains are wired to convert smells into spatial information, new research from the …

After years of conflict, mega project could help scientists decipher the brain

They said it was crazy – and in truth the European Commission’s billion-euro plan to build a computer model of the human brain appears to have been …

Supercomputers surprisingly link DNA crosses to cancer

Supercomputers have helped scientists find a surprising link between cross-shaped (or cruciform) pieces of DNA and human cancer, according to a study …

Stanford researcher declares that the sixth mass extinction is here

There is no longer any doubt: We are entering a mass extinction that threatens humanity’s existence.<p>That is the bad news at the center of a new study …

Building a brain

1<p>The brain has 100 billion neurons. Now scientists can map where they go.<p>2<p>Signals zip through the brain's wiring. Voltage-sensing proteins let …

Computer Science

A single gene turns colorectal cancer cells back into normal tissue in mice

Anti-cancer strategies generally involve killing off tumor cells. However, cancer cells may instead be coaxed to turn back into normal tissue simply …

You’re as old as your stem cells: Cell Press journal presents research trends in aging

<b>A special issue of Cell Stem Cell published on June 4 includes a collection of reviews and perspectives on the biology of aging. Highlights …

Researchers find “lost” memories

Memories that have been “lost” as a result of amnesia can be recalled by activating brain cells with light.<p>In a paper published this week in the …

A chip placed under the skin for more precise medicine

It’s only a centimetre long, it’s placed under your skin, it’s powered by a patch on the surface of your skin and it communicates with your mobile …

Hacking the nervous system

When Maria Vrind, a former gymnast from Volendam in the Netherlands, found that the only way she could put her socks on in the morning was to lie on …

Rumbling from ocean trenches could be sign that Japan faces mega earthquake

Researchers in Japan have for the first time detected and traced shallow tremors under the ocean that could be a sign that the country is heading …